December 8, 2017 RSS feed / Local

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

SPECTRUM GENERATIONS IS ALL SMILES this holiday season at the People Plus Center. Pictured are Hannah Tompkins, left, and Casey Henson holding some of the almost 100 pointsettias donated by the Brunswick High School and Mt. More...

Santa Fund Rocking that Jingle Jam

And the songs just keep coming, along with new mail! The auction was last night at Joshua’s. Hopefully, it was a great turnout and everyone had a lot of fun. Tomorrow night is The Jingle Jam at the Bath Elk’s Club from 3- 10 p.m. More...

MASON SWORN IN AS LISBON REP

REP. RICK MASON, R-Lisbon, pictured here with family and friends, was sworn in as the newest member of the Maine House of Representatives Wednesday morning by Gov. Paul LePage. More...

WISE benefit is Saturday in Bath

BATH — A benefit to raise funds for the non-profit WISE-Women’s Initiatives that Strengthen and Empower, working in western Zambia, will be held Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bohemian Rose Boutique, 106 Front St., Bath.  More...

STUDENT NOTES

MORSE HIGH SCHOOL 1ST QTR HONORS  Grade 12   High Honors: Brandon Barone, Connor Bennoch, Christina Bowman, Caiden Fraser, Alexander Gates, Elias Goodrich, Connor Hagerthy, Antonina Keyes, Alexander Martin, Zenaide McCarthy, Sarah Meyer- Wa More...

PD: Three charged in Lisbon

LISBON   Three people were arrested Sunday night after an Androscoggin Sheriff's deputy pulled over a car that police say was reported stolen.  According to Chief Deputy William Gagne, a gray Saturn was reported stolen earlier in the day by More...

TAX BILL OPPONENTS PRAISE SEN. KING

JOSHUA CHAMBERLAIN’S STATUE in Brunswick is decorated with balloons and a sign thanking Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, for his opposition to the recent GOP tax bill. More...

Firefighters save Lisbon house

LISBON   Lisbon firefighters were able to stop a fire in the basement of a Douglas Street house before the building was destroyed Wednesday evening.  Firefighters responded to the home at the corner of Free and Douglas streets after it was More...

Bath Council bans parking on portion of Pearl Street

BATH   Following recent construction on Pearl Street, the Bath City Council has decided to ban parking on the South side of the road from Willow Street to Washington Street. Previously, there were no parking restrictions on that street.  More...

Tucker receives Environmental Health Strategy Center leadership award

AUGUSTA — The Environmental Health Strategy Center honored state Rep. Ralph Tucker, D-Brunswick, with its Legislative Leadership Award at a ceremony in Portland last week. More...

Youth Revisited on Pleasant Mountain

Seniors Not Acting Their Age

Birthdays never bothered me until I turned sixty-nine. It was then that I realized my next solemn remembrance would be seventy. By anyone’s definition, seventy is old. More...

Today in History

Today is Friday, Dec. 8, the 342nd day of 2017. There are 23 days left in the year.  Today's Highlight in History   On Dec. More...

Clemons to deliver presentation at First Light

Topsham — Photographer Kathleen Clemons will deliver a slide presentation and talk on Thursday, Dec. 14, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. for First Light Camera Club on the topic of “Creating Painterly Photographs.”  More...

Santa Fund Getting That Snowball Rolling

Donations are gathering steam (and to mix metaphors) rolling into a big ball of snow, to make a giant snowman. That rain we got the other day didn’t even melt Mr. Frosty.  Donors   More...

Topsham board to tackle erosion, speeding

TOPSHAM Topsham Selectmen will consider tonight a plan to address erosion along Pleasant Point Road following the October wind storm. More...

TROLLEY CAROLING IN BATH

  VOICES WILL RING OUT as a trolley travels through the streets of Bath. Trolley Caroling will take Fridays, Dec. 8, 15 and 22, and Saturdays, Dec. 9, 16 and 23, from 5-9 p.m. More...

Santa Fund is Dreaming of a White Christmas

The mail is picking up and we now have received requests for 122 children, but that is still only about 25% of our average number of applicants.  More...

Pet of the Week

Meet Diva!

BRUNSWICK Diva is anything but! She is a sweet, three-month-old Australian Cattle Dog mix that would love a family to play with her and love her — just in time for the holidays! Adopt her at 30 Range Road in Brunswick. More...

West Bath man receives 14-year sentence for distributing opioids

Court: girlfriend died from overdose

WEST BATH   A West Bath has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for distributing heroin and fentanyl.  Mickey Gilley, 35, was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court to the prison term and three years of supervised release. More...

SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOPSHAM

SANTA CLAUS will be visiting Topsham Public Library on three occasions this month: On Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m., the library will host story time with Santa. Cameras welcome. On Thursday, Dec. More...